European School of Economics (ESE) changing partnerships

In England, ESE has had the formal status of being a "Listed Body" since at least 2011. Prior to 2015, ESE had partnered with the University of Buckingham to award the final degrees. It appears that in early 2015, the partnership was dissolved by the Uni

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New marking system at Schola Europaea Schools in Europe

The Schola Europaea Schools in Europe who teach the European Baccalaureate curriculum are now following a new assessment scale based on a decimal system with attainment descriptors and letter grades. The new marking system will come into force in three s

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Open Doors 2015 Report: International Students in the U.S. at Record High in 2014/15

A total of 293,766 international student enrollments in 2014/15 academic year proves to be the record high number, with its 10% increase from previous year. California, New York, Texas, Massachusetts, and Illlinois were the top five host states for inter

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Digital Technology to Improve Student Identification for Online Exams

The European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA), in cooperation with several institutions worldwide,  has embarked on a project aimed at developing technology that will facilitate student authentication for online exam systems.

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European University: Which one?

There are at least five independent universities in Europe that all contain the same name.  Four of them are properly recognized by degree granting authorities in the host countries. These include: European University at St. Petersburg in Russia: http://

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